Birmingham (SECDigitalNetwork.com) -- Statement from SEC Commissioner Mike Slive on the O'Bannon case decision issued on behalf of the conference office and each of the 14 SEC member institutions:
"We are pleased that the judge recognized the educational component of college athletics, and the importance of integrating academics and athletics in this decision. There are a number of legal questions of some significance that must be answered to fully understand the ultimate consequence of this decision, and how to comply with it."
"Together with the
change in NCAA governance